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  • Marvin acquired the assets of Enfield, Connecticut-based A.W. Hastings and is now the owner of its distributor in New England and Eastern New York. “The future is bright at Marvin, and we are actively pursuing initiatives that not only contribute to our growth and long-term success, but also align with our values,” says Paul Marvin, CEO. “Joining these two centers of excellence... more »
  • Intus Windows' fourth tree planting event was its biggest yet, drawing in architects, developers, builders, government officials and an ambassador. As part of its One Window, One Tree program, Intus holds these plantings biannually near its headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia. The event aims to educate the community and building industry about the importance of trees by getting their hands... more »
  • PGT Innovations revealed its 24,500-square-foot iLab, an extension of the business that serves as a product incubator and micro-factory, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 10. Located at 3440 Technology Drive in North Venice, the iLab team will provide window and door solutions to customers with projects that require new and inventive features, custom needs or one-of-a-kind products... more »
  • Pella Corp. acquired Ocala, Florida-based Custom Window Systems, which specializes in vinyl and aluminum impact-resistant products. Pella says the acquisition will enable the company to strategically expand and build scale in the high-growth Florida area and coastal regions in the Southeast. “CWS enhances our product offering and increases our penetration in the large and growing Florida... more »
  • The Holmes County Chamber of Commerce recognized ProVia as the 2019 Large Business of the Year and Bill Mullet, Provia's founder and chairman of the board, as the recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award, during its annual awards program. For the Large Business of the Year award, companies are assessed for their contributions in a variety of areas including long-term economic impact,... more »
  •     Jose Colon of Intertek hosted a session about managingrisk at AAMA's 2019 Fall Conference. Participants of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2019 National Fall Conference in Austin, Texas, learned techniques for managing risk in a session hosted by Intertek. A focus was placed on effective pre-construction laboratory mock-ups, as well as... more »
  • Following the agreement on a change in the ownership structure of JM Holding GmbH and therefore also of Renolit SE and RKW SE, the restructuring process is complete. After the reorganization of the ownership structure was contractually signed off in July, the redistribution between family owners came into effect on Oct. 1. Upon completion of the reorganization, the Fischer and Lang/Helms family... more »
  • Roto Frank of America’s HR Manager, Sylviana Lopez, recently attended a manufacturers meet and greet at Gateway Community College. The college asked six companies to attend the event, Skill Up for Manufacturing, which helped highlight current hiring needs. After brief introductions, students were able to submit resumes for consideration and obtain contact information, while showcasing their... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors, manufacturer of vinyl and aluminum windows and sliding patio doors, entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Milgard Windows & Doors from parent company Masco Corp. The deal is expected to close by the end of 2019. The acquisition combines two leading brands in the residential window industry. MI started as an insect screen fabricator and Milgard as a glass shop.... more »
  • Visitors to A+W Software’s booth at GlassBuild America in Atlanta received hands-on experience using two of A+W’s newest software solutions: A+W iShape and A+W Smart Companion. According to John Staiano, chief operating officer of A+W Software North America, GlassBuild America 2019 “was a huge success with an increase in booth traffic over last year’s show. GlassBuild... more »